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Reference Number: PR 0003823

Lead Partner - Compliance

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do


The Lead Compliance Partner will work side-by-side with the Director of Compliance, cross-functional partners, and senior leaders across the organization. This position functions as a generalist and will assist in managing and facilitating the Corporate Compliance Program and ensure compliance with laws, as well as federal, state, and local government regulations  This a great opportunity for someone looking to lean and grow quickly as Wendy’s develops, implements and maintains a robust Compliance program.

Specific Responsibilities Include:

  • Assist in the continuous assessment, development and operations of the compliance program under the direction of the Director of Compliance and in collaboration with key business stakeholders. Recommend strategic direction of the Compliance program and identify/implement enhancements and improvements to existing tools.  Establish a comprehensive compliance framework with formalized roles and responsibilities across the organization. Assess existing and emerging business practices for potential areas of compliance vulnerability and develop/implement preventive action plans to help maintain compliance.
  • Acts as the Policy Administrator by contributing to the development and management of the policy governance framework.
  • Maintain a current working knowledge of various laws, regulations, and industry guidance that affect the corporate-wide compliance program, including federal and state anti-bribery, anti-corruption, and other federal guidelines.
  • Respond to compliance investigations involving potential violations of compliance policies, laws, or regulations. Implement appropriate remediation related to compliance investigation findings and, to extent required, oversee implementation of required remediation.

Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • J.D. from a licensed, accredited institution with 5+ years’ experience in compliance, legal, risk management, or audit. professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable. professional designations/certifications in this field is highly desirable. 5+ years’ experience in compliance, legal, risk management, or audit experience 5+ years’ experience in compliance, legal, risk management, or audit experienceProfessional designations/certifications in this field are highly desirable.
  • Strong project management skills with a proven ability to coordinate details of complex projects on schedule
  • Self-motivated, embraces change, follows through with commitments and maintains a positive attitude in challenging situations.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office tools and incident management software preferred. 

Please note that the Wendy's Company does not accept unsolicited résumé’s from recruiters or employment agencies.  In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit résumé’s to an approved requisition, the Wendy's company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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